May 15, 2018

Ohio Roofing Business Owners Guilty of Workers’ Comp Fraud

Ohio BWC

Northwood, OH – The owners of Triple Star Roofing (Wood County) were found guilty of fraud July 15 for failing to report payroll to the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) in an attempt to avoid paying workers’ comp insurance premiums. Frederick Diebert and Michelle Scaggs face possible prison terms of one to five years and fines of… [Continue Reading]

American Financial Group, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2013 Results

American Financial Group

Cincinnati, OH – American Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE: AFG) (NASDAQ: AFG) recently reported 2013 second quarter net earnings attributable to shareholders of $110 million ($1.20 per share) compared to $99 million ($1.01 per share) for the 2012 second quarter. After-tax net realized gains were $26 million in the second quarter compared to $9 million… [Continue Reading]

A New Leader Speaks!

In today’s issue of WorkCompRecap we announce a new leader, and the publishing of her new post in WorkCompWire’s exclusive “Leaders Speak” section, which features leaders from the Workers’ Compensation Industry, and focuses on issues that are timely, relevant, and thought provoking. Are you ready?? [Continue Reading]

CompLines: 7/30/13

CompLines is a daily set of pertinent links that we believe will be of interest to our readers. Obamacare and workers’ comp – Part 6 of 9; quality of care Managed Care Matters Ohio employers battle court-set workers compensation rates Business Insurance Heroin use in New England CID Review Editor’s Note: These links lead to… [Continue Reading]

Tammy Bradly: Managing Injuries Abroad

Tammy Bradly

Ever been on vacation in a foreign country and found yourself struggling to order lunch from a menu printed in another language and the waiter doesn’t speak English? Frustrating, particularly if you end up with something you didn’t want. Food is one thing; however, imagine if you are ill or injured and don’t know where to go for care or find yourself unable to communicate… [Continue Reading]

Texas Mutual Pays $175 Million Policyholder Dividend

Texas Mutual

Austin, TX – Texas Mutual Insurance Company recently announced that it has begun distributing $175 million in dividends among approximately 40,000 policyholders. Dividends reward loyal policyholders who share the company’s commitment to preventing workplace accidents and helping injured workers get well and back on the job… [Continue Reading]

Express Scripts Reports Second Quarter 2013 Results

Express Scripts

St. Louis, MO – Express Scripts Holding Company (Nasdaq: ESRX) recently announced 2013 second quarter net income from continuing operations attributable to Express Scripts shareholders of $558.3 million, or $0.67 per diluted share. Adjusted earnings per diluted share from continuing operations attributable to Express Scripts were… [Continue Reading]

US AO: GA Attorney Sentenced For Stealing Over $1.3 Million From Workers’ Comp Clients

US Attorneys Office Seal

Rome, GA – Miles Lamar Gammage, a recently disbarred attorney, has been sentenced for defrauding more than 50 of his seriously injured worker’s compensation clients out of settlement funds they were owed. “This attorney violated the trust placed in him by his clients,” said United States Attorney Sally Quillian Yates. “Instead of helping… [Continue Reading]

WorkCompRecap: Reading Results!

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features news from Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear on the initial results of House Bill 1, which was signed into law last spring, and included multiple elements to prevent the abuse and diversion of prescription drugs and to enhance law enforcement’s tools to investigate illegal prescribing practices… [Continue Reading]

KY Governor Beshear: One Year In, Landmark Prescription Drug Bill Shows Huge Impact

Kentucky State Seal

Frankfort, KY – One year after landmark legislation aimed at curbing prescription drug abuse took effect, Governor Steve Beshear credited the bill with closing non-compliant pain management clinics and reducing the number of prescriptions for heavily-abused controlled substances. Plus, for the first time in a decade, the number of deaths… [Continue Reading]

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